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    Teens fall through ice while taking ‘selfies’ on frozen pond

    NEW YORK CITY – Tourist Lourdes Cuevas and her family were taking in the beauty of one of New York City’s iconic spots when they spotted some teens balancing on an icy pond. The kids were “playing” and “sliding” on the patch of ice in Central Park when they “decided to take a selfie,” she said. Cuevas and her family decided to do the same. Suddenly the ice cracked and the teens plunged into the frigid water — a terrifying […]

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    Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart amid child sex storm

    NEW YORK – Milo Yiannopoulos finally went too far. The professional provocateur has resigned as an editor at Breitbart News amid a firestorm over unearthed comments in which he seemed to endorse sex between “younger boys and older men.” Yiannopoulos released a statement on Tuesday afternoon, minutes before he was scheduled to give a press conference in Manhattan. “It would be wrong to allow my poor choice of words to detract from my colleagues’ important reporting, so today I am […]

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    Ohio cop answers the call – for homework help

    Police officers are used to patrolling the streets, catching bad guys and fighting crime. Tackling 5th grade math homework? Not so much. But, an officer in Marion, Ohio went beyond the call of duty when an elementary school student reached out to the department via Facebook messenger with a request of the sort it had never received before. Ten-year-old Lena Draper didn’t know how to go about answering this question: (8+29) x 15. So, she turned to Marion PD for […]

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    Teen inspires first transgender doll

    Like any other girl, 16-year-old Jazz Jennings always loved dolls and dresses. But, Jazz wasn’t a normal girl – she was born a boy. She is one of the youngest people to be documented as transgender, and it has garnered her a following. The latest installment of the appreciative fandom is a doll version of the teen. The Tonner Doll Company, which specializes in adult collectibles and high fashion dolls, is releasing a Jazz Jennings doll that was designed and […]

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    Father and son collide in head-on crash in Alabama

    A father and son in Alabama were killed in a most unthinkable way: they crashed into each other in a head-on collision. Jeffrey Morris Brasher and his son, Austin Blaine Brasher, of Bankston, Alabama died early Saturday morning. Jeffrey was driving a 2006 Ford pickup and his son was driving a 2004 Chevrolet truck when they collided on a highway head-on, Alabama State Trooper Jonathon Appling told WBMA. Jeffrey, 50, died at the scene. Austin, 20, died a few hours […]

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    Verizon cuts Yahoo! deal price to $350 million

      NEW YORK– Verizon is moving forward with its deal to buy Yahoo, but at a lower price. The two companies have agreed to cut the acquisition price by $350 million following Yahoo’s disclosures in recent months of two massive security breaches affecting more than one billion users. Verizon’s new price tag for buying Yahoo’s core Internet assets is $4.48 billion, all in cash. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year. “We have always […]

  • David Cassidy, the 66-year-old singer and actor, says he is battling dementia. The former teenage heartthrob told People magazine that dementia runs in his family, affecting both his grandfather and his mother.

    David Cassidy says he has dementia

    David Cassidy, the 66-year-old singer and actor, says he is battling dementia. The former teenage heartthrob told People magazine that dementia runs in his family, affecting both his grandfather and his mother. “I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming,” he said to People, regarding the disease. Cassidy said he would step back from touring. “I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I’ve been without any distractions. I […]

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    ‘I am amazed,’ US teen undergoes rare heart-lung transplant

    “I want to do more stuff,” says Spencer Kolman. “I’m a Boy Scout so I want to go back and get my Eagle Scout and do… the more physical activities that I had to basically stop doing because I couldn’t keep up,” says Kolman, 15 years old. “I want to join the school band. I want to get back into playing the trumpet… I did trumpet for four years and then in 8th grade it got tough keeping up,” he […]

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    ‘Golden Girls’ inspired café opens in New York City

    NEW YORK – “Golden Girls” fans now have the perfect place to gather with pals and confidants. Rue La Rue Café, which celebrates the popular TV series that starred Betty White, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan, has opened in New York City. The café features memorabilia ranging from McClanahan’s 1987 Emmy Award to a colorful collection of costumes, photographs and kitsch. Michael LaRue was a close friend of McClanahan prior to her death in 2010. He now manages […]

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    Russia’s ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64

    The Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. He died Monday at age 64, one day before his 65th birthday. Churkin suffered from cardiac arrest while at the Russian Mission on East 67th Street, a law enforcement official said. He was taken to New York’s Presbyterian Hospital, where he died. The Russian Foreign Ministry said “the outstanding Russian diplomat died while he was in his current working role.” Churkin […]

  • Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos, pictured here in an interview with CNN, will no longer speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, a decision by the American Conservative Union.

    A conservative conference rescinds invitation to controversial Breitbart editor after disturbing videos surface

      NEW YORK — A weekend-long backlash over a decision to invite alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos to the Conservative Political Action Conference ended Monday with an abrupt reversal. Yiannopoulos, an editor at Breitbart News, will no longer speak at the annual confab, a decision that appeared to catch him off guard. “I haven’t heard any indication that they are reconsidering,” Yiannopoulos told CNNMoney early Monday afternoon. That changed less than an hour later, with the sponsor of the conference, the […]